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Using social media to become known as an industry expert

Updated on January 7, 2013

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The power of social media is truly awesome. You can begin to build your business by using social media to become known as an industry expert. Industry experts are increasingly using social media to grow visibility which takes their businesses to the next higher level.

There are several social media like Twitter, Linkedin, and Google+ that enhances your visibility several times over provided you have the proper skills to use these tools effectively to your advantage.

The use of media to grow visibility is especially important for newbies who must not stagnate, rather, take their businesses to the next level to the take off stage, when social media tools will exponentially promote your business.

Here are some tips on how you can use social media to grow visibility and eventually become an industry expert.

(i) Once you create your account on Twitter you can get started with growing your visibility. Please ensure you add profiel picture and location consistent within all your social media profiles. Including your website domain name is especially important for you want your business to grow. Use key words and a link to a targeted maketing campaign in your bio. Connect with industry experts and communicate with them. Explore the possibilities of forging JVs with them.

(ii) Google+ has the real power to grow your business visibility from thousands to millions in weeks if not days. You can use the strategy of hangouts and postings on Google+ along with interviews. You can create a fan page on Facebook, connect it with friends and ask for their support.

(iii) If you love blogging, your passion can enhance your business and grow your visibility several times over as you continue to post your links to Facebook and Twitter.

(iv) You also have the opportunity to place your ads in social media sites, which will definitely grow your visibility for a little price but the benefits will be enormous.

In the end, it is important to persist with a set of planned social media strategies you have chosen. Persist and continue is the key to success. Soon your visibility will grow and you will be recognized as an industry expert.


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      Frank Slovenec 5 years ago from San Francisco, CA

      You are correct on the use of Social Media in this accelerated time of over communication creativity in the use of the Media is critical to get followed or even noticed.. thank you